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    Thread: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Post: RE: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

Sunday arvo drive time again.....:smiley Esk again....here is the rest of the story I did not tell in Feb 2013...refer post above...(...coz I didn't know what was happening ..:confused..).. a new bri...
derailed Railway Archaeology 79 42,221 28-Jul-2013, 09:29 PM
    Thread: Down Around Old Hobart Town...Photo Storyboard.
Post: RE: Down Around Old Hobart Town...Photo Storyboard...

Great Pics BelowRadar...I would suspect there are a number of us for whom standing on a pedestrian bridge watching an operational rail yard ie shunting, fuelling, general ginning about, through line s...
derailed Tasmania 23 17,434 28-Jul-2013, 07:16 AM
    Thread: Mt Morgan
Post: RE: Mt Morgan

Great Pics Maxn99... We drove thro Mt Morgan about three years ago having been in Rockhampton. Having spent a very enjoyable morning @ Archer Park I saw the sign to the Mt M. station...:D but alas we...
derailed Preservation and Tourist Railways 10 9,909 13-Jul-2013, 06:20 AM
    Thread: Return of Bulk Grain to the Pinkenba BranchLine
Post: RE: Return of Bulk Grain to the Pinkenba BranchLin...

Courtesy Below Radar - x: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams) 07.30AM, Sunday 9 June Pinkenba 2371/2308 (Both Maroon and Yellow) Arrived Pinkenba Malting to Unload Train of VGHM/VGKM Barley (...
derailed Queensland 32 17,809 09-Jun-2013, 08:12 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

" Coyote..... March 28 6.28 PM Observed in Oakey Yard. " ..previous page great pics of the MMY30 Loram Rail Grinder Coyote . It has been stabled in the "old" Toowoomba Container Terminal Yard, adj...
derailed Queensland 7,231 2,969,179 29-Mar-2013, 08:04 AM
    Thread: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Post: RE: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

Been for the Sunday arvo drive again...... A favourite haunt for afternoon tea is Esk....station now restored & home to Esk Lions Club. The B13 boiler shell which used to be @ the station before...
derailed Railway Archaeology 79 42,221 10-Feb-2013, 08:11 PM
    Thread: 2013 flood damage
Post: RE: 2013 flood damage

Yesterday, 10:54 AM .....NCL ..posted....(in)........... RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams) " x4 2300s, 1720, 2470 on loaded ballast @ Toowoomba. " This train came into Twba past Down...
derailed Queensland 13 10,759 10-Feb-2013, 08:09 AM
    Thread: 2013 flood damage
Post: RE: 2013 flood damage

Going to work this morning (Toowoomba - Bridge St at the Bellevue Hotel...7.30 ish) drove "under" a 23class & 1720 hauling a ballast train in from the west. It didn't proceed 'round the curve' (i...
derailed Queensland 13 10,759 06-Feb-2013, 08:10 PM
    Thread: 2013 flood damage
Post: RE: 2013 flood damage

Posted by 5915 - 31-01-2013 01:47 PM Taken from the Lockyer Valley Regional Council website "The Toowoomba Range was impacted by the recent rain with a land slip closing the rail line between Ballard...
derailed Queensland 13 10,759 03-Feb-2013, 05:57 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

:o...seriously good stuff ..I have seen this ability to add "Attachments" but never used it before.... As I say above the GrainCorp Shipping stem changes each day......or for those documents which we...
derailed Queensland 7,231 2,969,179 01-Mar-2012, 10:24 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

Quote:5915..."A lot more export sorghum this year" Just had a look at the GrainCorp Shipping stem....RHS 2nd paragraph.http://www.graincorp.com.au/Pages/default.aspx This shipping stem is updated e...
derailed Queensland 7,231 2,969,179 01-Mar-2012, 10:18 PM
    Thread: ATRQ Website Update
Post: RE: ATRQ Website Update

The ATRQ website is indeed a much updated website..... Your comment Mick suggests you have been involved in this process. EDIT.......just had a better look at the new ATRQ site, even more impressed ...
derailed Preservation and Tourist Railways 4 2,947 19-Feb-2012, 10:05 PM
    Thread: Dickabram Bridge
Post: RE: Dickabram Bridge

Good story ....worth posting up the article...:smiley...especially as it is next weekend.... "Dickabram Bridge celebrations 9th September 2011 IT IS the only bridge of its kind in Queensland and next...
derailed Queensland 15 9,371 10-Sep-2011, 03:42 PM
    Thread: Surat Basin Rail
Post: RE: Surat Basin Rail

The ATEC website is now operational again.... http://www.ateclimited.com.au/ Not strictly Surat Basin Rail......;) " AFT’s Charlton (Qld) development continues to be enhanced. AFT has approached Qu...
derailed Queensland 9 7,788 14-Aug-2011, 10:14 AM
    Thread: 1177 and DownsSteam
Post: RE: 1177 and DownsSteam

" DownsSteam Newsletter June 2011 Turntable. Thanks to the untiring efforts of our team of volunteers and substantial financial donation from Neil Mansell, We have finally installed our turntable (f...
derailed Queensland 56 32,365 17-Jul-2011, 06:02 PM
    Thread: Country fuel depots
Post: RE: Country fuel depots

Quote: Yesman Not true, my dad ran the local BP depot for 16 years, farmers, majority of the time, only ordered <3000L. Most farmers hardly had tanks that could hold above 6000L let alone 100 000...
derailed General 30 20,896 16-Jul-2011, 05:18 PM
    Thread: Parcel Van 3779
Post: RE: Parcel Van 3779

Dugout "New South Wales Railmotors - A photographic profile - The Tuscan Era- 1950's to 1980's Edited by Neville W Gee & John Sargent".:smitten "There were 37 CPH / "Tin Hare" rail motors built.....
derailed Railway Archaeology 11 9,685 09-Jul-2011, 08:28 PM
    Thread: Parcel Van 3779
Post: RE: Parcel Van 3779

Interesting photos, I was aware the Melbourne electric system had dedicated parcel/freight electric "vans" but not Sydney...:smiley As far as a "diesel variant" I would rate the fleet of CPH rail mot...
derailed Railway Archaeology 11 9,685 08-Jul-2011, 05:13 AM
    Thread: 1177 and DownsSteam
Post: RE: 1177 and DownsSteam

Interesting series of pics of the instalation of the Downssteam turntable. http://www.downssteam.com/?page_id=524&nggpage=2
derailed Queensland 56 32,365 18-Jun-2011, 07:35 PM
    Thread: 1177 and DownsSteam
Post: RE: 1177 and DownsSteam

Been down to DownsSteam this morning, speaking with Jeff Smith & Peter Eldridge story was supposed to read 'only turntable recently reinstalled in Qld'..... when was the last turntable established...
derailed Queensland 56 32,365 13-Jun-2011, 02:41 PM